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Xbox to Get Halo Digital Feature from Ridley Scott

According to a recent report by TheWrap.com, Microsoft’s Xbox Entertainment Studios will be producing a new digital feature based on the popular first person shooter franchise Halo, and will be produced in collaboration with 343 Industries and Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions.

Battlestar Galactica’s Sergio Mimica-Gezzan is set to direct. Additional details will be revealed at the upcoming E3 Expo in LA.

Spielberg to Exec Produce Halo TV Series

Spielberg to Exec Produce Halo TV Series

Steven Spielberg will be executive producing a live action TV series based on the massively popular video game franchise from Microsoft, Halo. The series will feature exclusive interactive Xbox One content that is created with help from 343 Industries and Xbox Entertainment Studios, according to a report from The Hollywood Reporter.

Released by Bungie back in 2001, Halo was a first person shooter that focuses on an interstellar war between humanity and an alliance of aliens known as the Covenant. Majority of the games puts the player in the role of Master Chief John-117, who is a cybernetically enhanced human super soldier aided by an AI companion named Cortana.

The Littlest Angel Hits the small screens

The Littlest Angel

Great Highway Company and Portsmouth Pictures have recently finished the CG-animated direct-to-home video feature entitled The Littlest Angel. The film features the voices of Ron Perlman, Ed Kelly, and Caleb Wolfe. Scheduled for a November 15 release, the film aims to bring life to the best selling book by Charles Tazewell, which tells the story of the youngest angel in heaven – a young boy who doesn’t know the first thing about being an angel, an angel who misses the life he left behind on earth.

The Littlest Angel comes to DVD Nov 15th from Anchor Bay Entertainment

The Littlest Angel comes to DVD Nov 15th from Anchor Bay Entertainment

On November 15th, don’t be on the lookout for the largest angel, or even regular sized angels; that day belongs to the Littlest Angel! Based on one of the best-selling children’s book of all time, Charles Tazewell’s The Littlest Angel, the film of the same name tells the story of a young boy who arrives in heaven before his time. Home-sick and lonely, he will travel back to earth with his friendly pup Halo to retrieve a most selfless and precious gift for The Baby Jesus. Experience the love, laughter and magic of one of the most popular children’s stories of all time. Check out the trailer, press release and box art!

Halo Legends on Blu-ray and DVD

Halo Legends on Blu-ray and DVD

It’s been almost a full year since we’ve seen a preview, but now we’re getting psyched up to watch the whole thing! Halo Legends is now on Blu-ray and DVD this week, ready to bring home and watch on repeat. The film is an unprecedented gathering of the finest talent in Japanese animation that have drawn together to explore the mystery and action of the Halo universe. Eight episodes and a stunning range of visual styles shed new light and epic perspective on Halo lore, developed by 5 different studios: Bones, Casio Entertainment, Production I.G, Studio4 C, and Toei Animation, financed by 343 Creative, and distributed by Warner Bros. Shinji Aramaki, creator and director of Appleseed and Appleseed Ex Machina, serves as the project’s creative director.

First winner revealed for the Video Game Giveaway

First winner revealed for the Video Game Giveaway

The giveaway promotion has lasted for months now, and ToonBarn has seen a major influx of new members, new comments, new posts — a whole new community! We can’t thank you guys enough for all of your contributions and all of your support, and we promise to keep all the good times rolling! So, let’s start appreciatin’! 🙂 We are proudly announcing, right here and right now, the grand prize winner to the ToonBarn Video Game Giveaway. Who was it? Was it you? Was it your friend? Someone you met on the forum? Who?!?! Read on to find ou!!!

Five whole minutes of the upcoming Halo Legends

Five whole minutes of the upcoming Halo Legends

Cable TV network Spike recently showed off a five minute look at the upcoming anime Halo Legends. There will be a lot of happy fans out there, after you check out the clip below. You’ll enjoy it if you are a Master Chief fan and Halo video gamer on Xbox or Xbox 360. You’ll enjoy it inf you’re a fan of the latest anime trends and styles. And you’ll especially like it if you like destroying weird-looking alien enemies! Be careful, this clip is NOT for the faint of heart! But if you’re bold enough, and one of the above descriptions fit you… well, then what are you still reading for! Jump after the break and watch!

Halo Legends Rewind Theater

Halo Legends Rewind Theater

Towards the end of July, we announced that Microsoft would release Halo Legends, a seven-part animated miniseries based on the Halo video game line. By the middle of August, we were able to give you the first glimpse of footage — flashes of anime brought wonderfully to life by the super team of developers; Bones, Casio Entertainment, Production I.G, Studio4 C, 343 Industries, and Toei Animation. Now, the folks at IGN have sat and analyzed the teaser video, revealing a bunch of potential secrets and spoilers. Wanna see what they see? Check out their review video, after the break!

Halo Legends preview

Halo Legends preview

A few weeks ago, we reported that Microsoft was working on an anime project for the Halo video game. Ever since then, we can’t stop thinking about the possibilities! The seven-part miniseries, titled Halo Legends, is being developed by Bones, Casio Entertainment, Production I.G, Studio4 C, 343 Industries, and Toei Animation. The plan is to release the Warner Bros. DVD and downloadable forms (likely of the iTunes variety) in the spring of 2010… but why wait til then? Check out some quick teaser footage in the video below the break!

Viva Pinata: game time!

Viva Pinata

Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise, the Rare game made for the Nintendo DS based on the Viva Pinata TV series, will be hitting stores September 2nd in the US and September 5th in the UK.  Those are similar dates for the Xbox 360 game, Viva Pinata: Trouble In Paradise, which is a sequel to the first Viva Pinata game from a few years back.

To promo the franchise, Rare has created a “Believe Pinata” campaign, where all of the commercials resemble the Halo commercials used to advertise Halo 3.  Very well done!  Check out some samples after the break.

[source: joystiq]
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